Craig James



Craig's passion for practical regulation has made him one of the most respected experts in the e-payments sector. He is one of the few leading authorities in this sector who has worked globally with a range of regulators and governmental bodies, to help inform and shape regulation for this and other linked industries. Craig is co-founder of Diacle Ltd, providing specialist regulatory advice to e-money and payments institutions. He is a highly experienced compliance and regulatory specialist and MLRO and has been Director and Non-Executive Director for several successful organisations. He brings considerable business experience and knowledge, along with a full understanding of balancing risk management, regulation and performance. Craig is also Non-Executive Director of the prepaid industry body ‘PrePaid International Forum’. A ‘not for profit’ organisation which liaises with, and educates, regulators worldwide on the intricacies of Electronic Money as well as providing support and education to proponents of prepaid throughout the world. His talent for engaging others in this sometimes dry arena has made him a popular speaker at industry events and has given him the opportunity to provide industry feedback and training to both industry and regulators.

Thomas Oliver Matthews